Category Archives: Food

Longest Yard Sale

I just returned from a resale adventure. With my brother at the wheel, his wife at his side, we plunged into the self-proclaimed “World’s Longest Yard Sale” our pockets full of single bills, our heads filled with dreams of lost treasure … Continue reading

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Visiting Italy at Epcot

Eating on the patio of the restaurant Via Napoli gave us an authentic Italian experience. It was less crowded than the noisy indoor dining. When the Medieval Cortona Flag dance began and we couldn’t see the young male performers. Our … Continue reading

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Understanding Slow Food in Italy

I’ve been trying to understand why everything tastes better here. Some of it I know is because I am away from home for a brief stay, and I am taking the time to savor every new flavor. There is the … Continue reading

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The Art of Pastry in Prato, Italy

You may be familiar with these crunchy cookie toasts typically sold at Starbucks across the United States. Here they are commonly known as “cantuccini,” and are considered a classic Tuscan pastry. Prato is home to “Biscottificio”. Antonio Mattei opened his … Continue reading

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